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Struggling

Im struggling to lose weight. Ive reached 12 stone. I never go over it but i can't get back under. Just started a new job so feeling stressed and dont get time to eat more than a sandwich all day which is great but dinner is generally rubbish food as not getting to eat until 8ish and then I munch. I hate how i look and feel so low resulting in me giving in and eating junk cause who would want to look at me sort of thing. I need to lose 3 stone to get to a weight I'm happy in myself with. Any help or suggestions would be wonderful! [Btw I'm really short so 12 stone is a lot for me since my "ideal" is 7-8 stone)

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Morning EJEL

Welcome to the weight loss forum. Have a look at the Daily Diary for some ideas on healthy luches while your at work.

Take a look at the Welcome Newbie post in the Pinned post section at the right hand side or at the bottom if your on a mobile. Have a look at the nhs 12 week plan, many members have had success following this plan. Use the BMI checker to work out your daily calorie allowance.

Have a look at the Daily Diary which you can find on the Home page in Events. It is where all the members are sharing their daily plans on what they are eating and any exercise they are doing. This thread will give you some ideas on how to start.

Below the Pinned posts are the Topics where members share a range of weight related subjects.

Take your measurements at the start together with a photo so you can see the changes on the days the scales don't move.

We have daily weigh ins so why not come along and join us today. You can find the weigh ins on the Home page in the Events section on the right. Just click on the post in Events and record your start weight and any loss/gain or maintain for the week.

To get the most of the forum be active, share tips, recipes and experiences. Read some of the posts they are very motivating.

Have a good first week.

Rose

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Do check how many calories you should be eating between on the NHS bmi calculator to lose weight and how many you actually are eating. When I first joined I was only eating around 1000 Cals a day and because of this I wasn't losing weight because my body thought I was starving so was turning what I did eat into body fat and this weighs more than eating the extra calories does so meant I didn't lose weight and sometimes put weight on. When I upped the calories and started eating the calories advised I started to lose weight and have now lost 2st. Please make sure you are not also making this mistake. Good luck with your journey.

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